2017 CANADIAN HOSPICE PALLIATIVE CARE CONFERENCE
Ottawa Conference and Event CentreOTTAWA, CANADA Visit the Venue to read more
The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association is pleased to present the 2017 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference, being held in Ottawa from September 20th to 23rd. This conference provides doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospice palliative care and other allied healthcare professionals; and caregivers, volunteers, spiritual advisers, and social workers with the opportunity to share their experience and expertise on a national platform. This event expects to attract 500-800 hospice palliative care professionals.
In 2017, the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association is pleased to announce a partnership with Public Health and Palliative Care International and Pallium Canada to co-present the 5th International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference. This conference will be taking place in the same venue prior to the CHPC Conference, from September 17th to 20th. This event expects to attract 300-500 public health and palliative care professionals. A special conference rate is available for participants who wish to attend both conferences. The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association and the International Public Health Palliative Care Conference are thrilled to offers delegates a unique dual opportunity.
The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference will be announcing the 2017 conference streams in the very near future. Please stay tuned for more information.
Are you Registering as a Student or Volunteer?
Please be aware that all students are asked to show proof of full-time enrollment.
A student card or timetable showing enrollment in an accredited institution will be accepted. Please email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Definition: Volunteers are workers who have been officially screened and approved as a hospice palliative care volunteer within a hospice palliative care program or service. A volunteer freely gives of their time and can provide written evidence of their position from their supervisor, manager or their board of directors.
A letter showing status of volunteer should be emailed to email@example.com
Your Registration Fees Include
The 2017 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference will take place September 20th – 23rd, 2017 at The Ottawa Conference and Event Centre.
Rates include access to the following:
Three Top Notch Plenary Speakers
Challenge Panel Presentations
Concurrent Abstract Driven Workshops and Oral Presentations
Opening Ceremonies, featuring the presentation of the CHPCA’s Award of Excellence, Pediatric Award of Excellence, Balfour Mount Champion Award, and the Media Award
Welcome Reception wine and cheese in conjunction with the opening of exhibits and posters
CHPCA Interest Group Meetings
Celebration of Life
An Evening of Great Entertainment on Friday, September 22nd!
Lunch on Friday and Saturday
All refreshment breaks
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference has a special conference rate at two partner hotels.
Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa East
200 Coventry Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1K 4S3
TEL: +1-613-741-9862 (Ask to make a pass key reservation under the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association)
Special conference rate available with rooms starting at $154.00 CDN / night*
Hampton Inn Ottawa by Hilton
100 Coventry Road
Ottawa, Ontario, K1K 4S3
TEL: +1-613-741-2300 (Ask to make a reservation under the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association)
Special conference rate available with rooms starting at $149.00 CDN / night*
Book Now – Add the special rate code: CHP
Price is based on single occupancy for a standard room. Price shown does not include taxes.
The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference is the foremost national conference in Canada focusing on hospice palliative care. This year’s conference will take place from September 20th – 23rd, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre.
The conference provides doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospice palliative care and other allied healthcare professionals; and caregivers, volunteers, spiritual advisers, and social workers with the opportunity to share their experience and expertise on a national platform. This event continues to attract 600-800 hospice palliative care professionals each year and comprises many cutting-edge presentations and research outcomes.
Our call for abstracts is now open. Please click the above link to submit an abstract today.
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by telephone at 613-241-3663 extension 222 or 1-800-668 2785 extension 222.
Abstract submission deadline 2017-07-02
Abstracts must be submitted on-line.
You may save your draft abstract on-line and make changes prior to the abstract submission deadline; however, once your abstract has been submitted in final mode, changes will not be accepted.
All accepted oral/workshop presentations may be published in various educational/academic publications. As such, please ensure your abstract is submitted in a form that does not have to be edited.
Abstracts must outline the content of the presentation in clear concise language and include key words.
Please use standard abbreviations (that can be understood across disciplines) within the body of your abstract.
Abstracts may be submitted in English or French.
If an oral presentation or workshop abstract is not accepted, the opportunity to present a poster may be offered.
All applicants will be notified of the acceptance or rejection of their abstract.
All presenters (workshop, oral presentation and poster) must register for the conference.
Abstract Content Requirements for the On-Line Application:
Contact information for each of the presenters/authors including, name, organization, city, province/state, country, e-mail address
For oral presentations and workshops, a 100-word (maximum) biography for each presenter is required
Category of presentation ( i.e. workshop, oral presentation or poster)
Language of presentation (English or French)
For workshop abstracts, please state in your application the desired length of your presentation (i.e. 60 minutes or 90 minutes). The CHPCA reserves the right to assign the length of presentation. Presenters will be informed of the length of their presentation when notified of acceptance.
Please select, from the Abstract Streams and Key Words list provided below, which Learning Track corresponds to your presentation
Title of presentation
Description of presentation – maximum 250 words. Do not include title or author information
Description of the skills and/or knowledge that participants will gain from your workshop, oral presentation or poster, and an explanation of how participants can apply the skills and/or knowledge within their communities
For workshop abstracts, state how you will engage your audience. (maximum 100 words)
For workshops, oral presentations or poster presentations, explain how your presentation will add to existing evidence-based knowledge in the field of hospice palliative care (maximum 100 words)
For workshop abstracts, state how your workshop will help improve interdisciplinary patient/family centered care and/or program or service delivery
Oral Presentation Guidelines
Oral presentations are research outcomes based presentations. Oral presentations are not for the purposes of presenting a ‘mini-workshop’.
Oral presentations will be no more than 15 minutes in length with an additional 5 minutes for questions and discussion.
There should not be more than two presenters for oral presentations.
Workshop presentations are interactive skills-based presentations. Workshop presentations will vary from 45 to 90 minutes in length. If your workshop is accepted, we will inform you of the exact length of your workshop.
Workshops must be interactive, and include practical information that participants can bring back to their communities.
Each meeting room will be equipped with a computer, an LCD projector and screen, a podium microphone, and one lavaliere microphone. Cordless microphones may also be available depending upon the size of the meeting room.
Please bring your presentation with you on a memory stick. Your presentation must be Windows compatible.
If you require additional equipment for your workshop, you will need to make your own arrangements with the audio visual company, at your own expense. Conference staff can provide you with the contact information for the audio-visual company.
Posters presentations include the key learning and knowledge points you wish to share with conference participants.
Poster presenters are expected to register for the conference.
Poster presenters are required to be present at their poster for the duration of the Opening Reception and during breaks.
Exact specification regarding poster dimensions will be communicated to successful poster presenters.
All abstracts will be blind-reviewed by the Abstract Review Committee. (Identifying information will be removed from abstracts before they are evaluated.)
Each abstract will be reviewed by a minimum of two reviewers, and will be accepted based on the following criteria:
The abstract adds to existing knowledge, is innovative, and is evidence-based
The abstract offers concrete skills to participants
The abstract contributes to the themes of the conference
The abstract is relevant to hospice palliative care
Abstract Streams & Key Words
Leadership and Advocacy
Rural and Remote Issues
Communication and Media Strategies
Social Media and Marketing in Health Care Settings
Developing Key Messages
Advance Care Planning
Dealing with the Media
Policies and Trends
Effective Teaching Tools
Patient / Family Centered Education
Competency Based Education
Continuing Professional Development
Research / Knowledge Translation
Health Science Research and Economics
Knowledge Translation and Exchange
Policy and Decision-Making
Clinical practice and decision-making
Hospice Palliative Care
Long Term Care
Advance Care Planning
Aging / Frail Elderly
Advance Care Planning
Hospice Palliative Care/case planning
Seniors talking to senior
Rural and Remote Issues
Pain and Symptom Management
Advance Care Planning
Ethics of Palliative Care
Culturally Competent Care
Bereavement and Grief
Program Development including Volunteers and Caregivers
Models of Access to Service Delivery
Rural and Remote Issues
Practical Skills and Skills Building
Discussions of Evidence-Based Practical Applications (Lived Experience)
Developing Key Performance Indicators
Global Advocacy and Policy
In 2017 the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference is pleased to present the conference sponsorship for the 2017 event being held in Ottawa from September 20th to the 23rd. This conference provides doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospice palliative care and other allied healthcare professionals; and caregivers, volunteers, spiritual advisers, and social workers with the opportunity to share their experience and expertise on a national platform. This event expects to attract 500-800 hospice palliative care professionals. Prior to the CHPC Conference from September 17 to 20 the same venue will be host to the International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference. For more details about exhibiting at the CHPC Conference, or taking advantage of the unique opportunity to exhibit at both conference, please contact Kelly MacLaren at email@example.com
Please click here to register for sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities!
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Phone: 800-668-2785 or 613-241-3663